Metabolism of ingested H2SeO4 and H2SeO3 into H2Se

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Homo sapiens
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Ingested selenic acid (H2SeO4) and selenite (SeO3(2-)) are reduced to hydrogen selenide (H2Se) through a combination of actions involving bifunctional 3'-phosphoadenosine 5'-phosphosulfate synthase 1 and 2 (PAPSS1/2), PAPSe reductase (PAPSeR), and thioredoxin reductase 1 (TXNRD1).

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19406206 Metabolism of selenium compounds catalyzed by the mammalian selenoprotein thioredoxin reductase

Lu, J, Berndt, C, Holmgren, A

Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2009
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